Derek Brunson picked up his third consecutive victory in tonight’s UFC Vegas 5 foremost occasion this whereas handing Edmen Shahbazyan his first profession defeat.
Brunson (21-7 MMA) and Shahbazyan (11-1 MMA) squared off on the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, with the middleweight veteran rising victorious by the use of third bout TKO.
It was an enormous victory for Derek Brunson, one which strikes the 36-year-old again into title competition at 185lbs.
After participating in a forwards and backwards opening bout with Shahbazyan, Brunson was capable of flip the tide in his favor early in bout two. Within the last seconds the 2nd bout Derek would unload some brutal floor and pound pictures that appeared to render Edmen unconscious.
Regardless of the violent ending to bout two, Edmen Shahbazyan was allowed by his nook and the cageside physician to proceed combating in bout three. That call resulted in a fast end for Derek Brunson and one sad UFC President in Dana White.
Brunson weighed in on Shahbazyan’s corners choice to let their fighter proceed in bout three through the promotions post-fight press convention.
“Yea it’s humorous man. I’m listening to just like the media these days simply saying ‘Oh they need to have simply stopped the struggle’. However, there would no such factor as a comeback if they only cease each struggle.” Derek Brunson defined. “You already know if guys need to return… you realize he appeared a bit defeated within the nook for certain. He hasn’t been pushed or examined however take nothing away from the child. I imply he appeared nice in his different fights. He simply had a man who had quite a lot of fights. And you realize I’ve had sufficient of placing on dangerous fights and simply stinkers. So I used to be actually locked in for this struggle.”
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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on August 2, 2020